vitesse etymology

French word vitesse comes from French -esse, French vite ((obsolete, _, or, _, informal) quick; fast Quickly.)

Detailed word origin of vitesse

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-esse French (fra) -ess (female form) Used to form nouns describing the condition of being something (-ness, -ity, etc.).
vite French (fra) (obsolete, _, or, _, informal) quick; fast Quickly.
vitesse French (fra) (automotive) gear. Speed.

Words with the same origin as vitesse

Descendants of -esse
Suissesse allégresse bassesse comtesse déesse délicatesse gentillesse gonzesse grossesse ivresse jeunesse justesse négresse poétesse princesse prêtresse richesse sagesse seigneuresse souplesse tendresse tigresse vieillesse ânesse